Vanilla Chocolate Marble Cake

Vanilla Chocolate Marble Cake

Serves 8


225g plain flour 

1.5 tsp baking powder 

Pinch salt

125ml Lakeshore rapeseed oil

300g caster sugar 

4 medium eggs 

Dash vanilla 

125ml milk

3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa

2 tsp milk


  • Preheat your oven to 170C/150C fan and grease and dust a 2lb loaf tin, set aside.
  • Add the eggs, Lakeshore rapeseed oil, caster sugar and vanilla to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk and mix on high speed for 3-4 minutes until pale and creamy.
  • Sieve in the flour, baking powder and salt and with a spatula, mix.
  • Add the 125ml of milk to this and mix.
  • In a small bowl, blend the cocoa powder and 2 tsp of milk.
  • Divide the cake batter in half, add the cocoa paste to one half and mix,
  • Pour the vanilla and chocolate batters into the prepared tin at different stages.
  • Run a butter knife through the cake to create a marble effect.
  • Pop this into a preheated oven and bake for 1 hour.
  • Remove and allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes before turning it out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Enjoy!

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